The Future Leader Looks Like Essay

725 Words Jul 26th, 2015 3 Pages
Have you ever wondered what the next GSK Future Leader looks like? What unique experiences and talents they will bring to the table? How they could be an asset to the US Communications and Government Affairs group?

Well, I am Amber Bowie and my diverse educational and professional background coupled with the ability to deliver valuable communications products makes answering your questions simple!

Diversification.

I began my undergraduate career at arguably one of the greatest places on Earth, Duke University; where the ideology of “work hard and play hard” reigns supreme. Here, I studied sociology and natural sciences while gaining health policy research and clinical experience through a number internships and volunteer opportunities with non-profit and health care organizations. The marriage of social sciences and health sciences resulted in an opportunity to diversify my education even further by pursuing a Master’s degree in public health (MPH). So in the fall of 2013, I traded my southern country lifestyle for big city life in Philadelphia, PA where I completed my MPH at Thomas Jefferson University. During my graduate career, I was able to work alongside public health professionals on various projects and initiatives ranging from tobacco control policy to glaucoma research studies.

I found that these collaborations and professional partnerships were the most rewarding and most educational experiences I had during my graduate education and being able to apply…

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